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Actually, that's one of the problems. One has to learn to accept a "no". Sex-ed teaches us the importance of consent.
Call me old fashioned... the way I see it sex is something one does with another human being, as opposed to to another human being.
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One bonus, she is never going to say no.
...and he will have no erectile disfunction either, come in several size settings, hardness all 24/7, till death do us part! Can one say BLISS!!!
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Actually, that's one of the problems. One has to learn to accept a "no". Sex-ed teaches us the importance of consent.
I can just see it now... I said no but the robot had reset back to Japanese & didn't understand.
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Sex robots will likely become ubiquitous over the next decades/century, and the benefits for many people are obvious:
  • Reduce sexual/physical frustration in men/women potentially reducing sexual attacks on men/women
  • Allow people to add spice to their relationship/marriage without actually cheating or involving a human person (this would easily apply to both male and female robots)
  • Allow people with severe social disorders or disabilities to get some kind of sexual comfort
It's not like humanity is going to die out as a result of sex robots, and if it helps people to get the physical comfort they crave then really, how can it be a bad thing?
These are great replies, especially point 3. It's rather like internet dating, when that first came out there was the normal revulsion and screaming from the high-horsers, who preferred the much more acceptable approach of drinking three quarters of a bottle of vodka then passing out in the arms of someone you know nothing about in a nightclub (who might later attack you, bad luck there old bean). When society accepted that getting to know someone over electronic format before meeting them was actually a good idea it took off.

Sex robots will soon be commonplace, and as RD says, individual's who are physically impaired, shy, disabled or generally stigmatized in society will have a way to fulfill one of life's basic needs, probably held up only initially by the cool crowd who will continue to deride it as pathetic, while they tootle around in their just wonderfully successful lives (darling).
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Is there any reason why people shouldn't keep their sex root in a cupboard with the vacuum? Surely any space that fits out of prying eyes while staying in convenient reach is fine?
None at all. Was just pondering the practicalities. Whimsy by-pass successful I see.


Hehehe. Sex root... sounds like 70s M&B dialogue...
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Old 05.07.2017, 12:30
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Re: Sex Robots - Really?

I'm not sure I see what all the fuss is about. The sex doll industry is quite well established and this is really just an extension of that. I doubt if the potential customers are looking for love, emotion and whatnot, but just a simple sex toy that participates in the act.

The article shows a failure to understand that for some people that is enough, and that a sex doll is used instead of genuine sexual relationships. As I understand it from TV documentaries and other articles I've read, most sex doll owners are happy that they have a sexual partner without any of the emotional complications a real relationship can bring. You may view then as flawed individuals, but this is surely the target market for sex robots, just as it already is for the dolls.

As for childlike dolls/robots, again I'm not completely sure if I see a problem. If they could provide an outlet for paedophile urges is there not a case for suggesting that it may actually be a good thing, channeling the desires onto an inanimate (or maybe slightly animate) object instead of wanting the real thing? I'm not sure about this, just putting the question out there really.
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Re: Sex Robots - Really?

Maybe they'll have robot dog companions too for the elderly or lonely.

No mess to clear up (from the dog at least).

I'm not going down the bestiality route here...

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I'm not sure I see what all the fuss is about. The sex doll industry is quite well established and this is really just an extension of that. I doubt if the potential customers are looking for love, emotion and whatnot, but just a simple sex toy that participates in the act.
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As for childlike dolls/robots, again I'm not completely sure if I see a problem. If they could provide an outlet for paedophile urges is there not a case for suggesting that it may actually be a good thing, channeling the desires onto an inanimate (or maybe slightly animate) object instead of wanting the real thing? I'm not sure about this, just putting the question out there really.
Jein... I can see the pluses and minuses. Pluses being yes it could reduce real incidents, minuses being it could normalise the concept for those individuals or even encourage the behaviour among people who previously would never have considered it in real-life. It's a fine line.
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Re: Sex Robots - Really?

I find the term "sex doll" rather obnoxious myself. These are not dolls. Yeah, I know the blow up kind are referred to as dolls too, but the term is simply repugnant. Makes me inclined to believe the whole male gender are latent paedophiles wanting to play doctor and nurse.
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Call me old fashioned... the way I see it sex is something one does with another human being, as opposed to to another human being.
Theoretically speaking....
but what happens on bed, or elsewhere for that matter, apparently involves a power play too. Obviously, one could manipulate the other to consent...
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Old 05.07.2017, 13:35
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Theoretically speaking....
but what happens on bed, or elsewhere for that matter, apparently involves a power play too. Obviously, one could manipulate the other to consent...
Minor point of clarification: does begging count as manipulation?

(Just a hypothetical question, honest.)
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Re: Sex Robots - Really?

Although the idea of these things makes me pull a face as if I just sucked on a lemon, at the end of the day day it is merely technology advancing on sexual toy "machines" that already exist for both men and women, is it not?


It's a big leap granted, but still something mechanical to satisfy a sexual desire.
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I think the non-porn companies follow this with great interest, they can a truckload of free data concerning acceptance and such of robots in households.

And if life somehow would prohibit me from the option of having a relation i would not say no to a Dolores Abernathy in my house
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I find the term "sex doll" rather obnoxious myself. These are not dolls. Yeah, I know the blow up kind are referred to as dolls too, but the term is simply repugnant. Makes me inclined to believe the whole male gender are latent paedophiles wanting to play doctor and nurse.
A doll is just an artificial, person-like object that someone plays with. To even say "makes me think all men are latent paedophiles" shows how fecked up your way of thinking really is. However we did see a great example of your screwy mentality in the Grenfell tower thread I guess, so maybe it's not too unexpected.

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It's a big leap granted, but still something mechanical to satisfy a sexual desire.
Heh oh come on... do you know how long "mechanical sex toys" have been used by women? http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/201...si_a_21454596/

"While the electromechanical vibrator was invented by Dr. Joseph Mortimer Granville in sometime in the late 1800s, a steam-powered vibrator, called “The Manipulator,” was invented in 1869 by American physician George Taylor."

Mechanical sex aids are completely normal and have been for well over a century. 90% of women have them at home.

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Minor point of clarification: does begging count as manipulation?

(Just a hypothetical question, honest.)
Of course it does. (Just a hypothetical answer, honest.)
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I find the term "sex doll" rather obnoxious myself. These are not dolls. Yeah, I know the blow up kind are referred to as dolls too, but the term is simply repugnant. Makes me inclined to believe the whole male gender are latent paedophiles wanting to play doctor and nurse.
Umm, excuse me? Do you know how many men are so done with constantly being made to feel like they have to justify the actions of a minority, even if it is a larger one than is comfortable to accept? It's not fun to constantly have your balls busted simply because you happen to have a Y chromosome. Some chaps deserve it, for sure, but I can kind of see why men would prefer to just get their urges dealt with without having to put up with any further complications. Why do you think prostitution is such a huge business in this country? To me, it's also a sign of resignation, you can't win, so why bother.

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A doll is just an artificial, person-like object that someone plays with. To even say "makes me think all men are latent paedophiles" shows how fecked up your way of thinking really is. However we did see a great example of your screwy mentality in the Grenfell tower thread I guess, so maybe it's not too unexpected.



BWAHAHAHAHAHA... do you know how long sex toys have been used by women? http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/201...si_a_21454596/

"While the electromechanical vibrator was invented by Dr. Joseph Mortimer Granville in sometime in the late 1800s, a steam-powered vibrator, called “The Manipulator,” was invented in 1869 by American physician George Taylor."

Mechanical sex aids are completely normal and have been for well over a century. 90% of women have them at home.
Yeah, they do, but in some cases, other people have bought them for them because THEY like the idea of it. I also wonder whether the repeated use of some of the more specifically designed toys ultimately means that you find it harder to really enjoy the typically more haphazard approach of a human trying to achieve the same result.

Overall, the idea of a robot is totally uninteresting to me, I simply cannot get on board with this one-sided approach to pleasure. I'm also extremely ruled by scent and the idea of connecting with another human being at an intellectual if not always on an emotional level. The only kind of robot that I would want right away is one that can give amazing massages, simply because you can never really have too many of those and it is hard work giving them. I took a course to learn how to do it properly and the first thing we learned is how to manage to do it without having a massage bed - standard beds are the least practical option.
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Re: Sex Robots - Really?

Have you guys watched the episode of Teachers (yank) where a teacher gets a doll to put in a passenger seat (stats show more safety compared to alone female driver) but falls in love with him?

Anyays, I think those who write that it will be normal standard to have a robotic partner...uhmmm...replacement, are probably right. I think if one develops feelings for it (it?), will be able to converse (I know, some don't care for that, lol), smell it etc.etc, even the human biochemistry will be able to be tricked (pheromones anytime, anyone?).

Now - the fun starts with ethical questions, loyalty, faithfulness..what is considered just a "service", jealousy. I guess if everyone gets one, then it's like a kitchen or other machines, or whatevs. What about penal codes for robots? (No puns, pls).Will they be used for more efficient IVF? Questions, questions..I can imagine doing loads of stuff with a robot..apart from doing music, I think. Art, stuff that one needs soul for. So that would exclude love. We will probably as humankind keep love for humans, not robots, if I think further in the future.

Maybe it will contribute to humans really appreciating humans again, the idea of our irreplacebility (and unpredictability since that what separates humans from machines, even with a mind). Since robots stimulate our imagination more than anything like any other make-believe mechanism, but living in an illusion is not fun for too long.

For those that argue online dating is normal and efficient, I've read some research a while back that face-to-face first contacts are still in fact more successful for longetivity of a bond. We read non verbal cues and draw priceless info too well to not base major decisions on it. I think online dating contributes maybe to a quantity as opposed to quality, really.
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Re: Sex Robots - Really?

Has every sex-tool been publically and politically discussed when invented?

Once again, people who claim they don't want it/need it/like it discuss whether it should exist at all and which (preferably poor) souls it should be for if at all.

This thing will be available in/on the respective shops and websites, those who frequent them will see them, those who want them will buy them and the rest of us won't know about it. And I really don't know why we should care about it either.

<<The company has already released the app, which allows users to program moods and voices for an existing doll.>> Some guys will probably install the "nagging wife program"

This is the second thread about this within a year. I tried to find the first one to see if it's always the same who insists on discussing this 'terrible idea'.

I think they're pretty amazingly done. Except the male versions I remember being linked in the first thread are all horrid. We should rather discuss how unfair that is, no?
However, I won't really care unless my boyfriend has one at home. That is when I would start thinking about the subject in detail.
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Heh oh come on... do you know how long "mechanical sex toys" have been used by women? http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/201...si_a_21454596/

"While the electromechanical vibrator was invented by Dr. Joseph Mortimer Granville in sometime in the late 1800s, a steam-powered vibrator, called “The Manipulator,” was invented in 1869 by American physician George Taylor."

And had nothing to do with sex, as women were not supposed to be interested. They were ostensibly medical in an attempt to "cure" feminine "hysteria" (i.e years and years of pent-up frustration after being told to lie back and think of England). Apparently the doctor who, er, came up with it was starting to get RSI in his hand.
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This is the second thread about this within a year. I tried to find the first one to see if it's always the same who insists on discussing this 'terrible idea'.
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